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2013-09-03 08:27:44

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- As community oncologists brace for further changes in the delivery of cancer care, RT Oncology Services Corporation announced incoming leadership of its Advisory Board, a group active in shaping the Company's clinical direction and network strategies aimed at providing member practices with access to services, tools and resources that advance practice performance and patient care. Dr. Bruce Gould, a nationally recognized innovator in...

2013-08-26 16:24:35

OAKLAND, Calif., Aug. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- What makes for the best cancer care? "A cancer diagnosis can be confusing, even overwhelming. That's why it is important to know what to look for in a cancer program before you need it," says Joanne Schottinger, MD, oncologist and clinical lead of cancer care for the Kaiser Permanente Care Management Institute. Consumers now can visit a new website -- kp.org/cancercare -- and learn more about how one health care system approaches cancer...

2013-08-01 16:31:00

CHICAGO, Aug. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The American Association of Clinical Urologists (AACU), the American Urological Association (AUA) and the Large Urology Group Practice Association (LUGPA), today jointly refuted the U.S. Government Accountability Office's (GAO) flawed and misleading study on the use of intensity-modulated radiation therapy (IMRT) for the treatment of prostate cancer. Importantly, the GAO did not recommend closing the In-Office Ancillary Services Exception...

2013-07-18 12:28:12

Bill Sponsored by Rep. Renee Ellmers Seeks to Remove Sequestration Cut from Reimbursement for Chemotherapy Drugs WASHINGTON, July 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Community Oncology Alliance (COA) today lauds Representative Renee Ellmers of North Carolina who is the sponsor of the Cancer Patient Protection Act of 2013, H.R. 1416, and the 102 members of Congress who have signed on as cosponsors. When passed, the bill would terminate the application of sequestration to payment for...

2013-07-09 16:22:51

Concert Benefits Cancer Care Initiative DENVER, July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The sounds of Reggae - music that's good for the soul...and for Denver's Cancer Care Initiative. Area residents can enjoy these same smooth sounds during this year's Reggae in the Park concert to be held on Saturday, July 27th, from 5-10 p.m. at Centennial Center Park Amphitheater. The concert benefits the Cancer Care Initiative, a partnership between Progressive Health Center and Swedish Medical Center...

2013-07-09 08:29:33

Blue Cross members battling cancer now have expanded access to CTCA ZION, Ill., July 9, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) today announced an agreement that makes CTCA at Midwestern Regional Medical Center (Midwestern) an in-network provider of cancer care for its members. The new agreement provides in-network options for members seeking cancer treatment. "For 77 years, Blue Cross and Blue...

2013-07-03 16:22:59

HACKENSACK, N.J., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of Regional Cancer Care Associates (RCCA), one of the nation's largest Oncology physician networks, presented Governor Chris Christie with the 2013 Leadership Award during a ceremony on Tuesday, July 2 at the John Theurer Cancer Center at HackensackUMC. The award honored the Governor for his contributions in the prevention and treatment of cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130703/NY42756 ) "Increasing access...

2013-07-02 20:21:12

HACKENSACK, N.J., July 2, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- John Theurer Cancer Center at Hackensack University Medical Center, one of the nation's top 50 cancer centers, presented Governor Chris Christie with the 2013 Leadership Award during a ceremony Tuesday, July 2 honoring the Governor for his contributions in the prevention and treatment of cancer. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130702/DC42334) "Increasing access to high-quality cancer treatment services for New...

2013-07-01 08:26:11

NEWARK, N.J., July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Aflac, the No. 1 provider of voluntary and guaranteed-renewable insurance in the United States, introduced a new Cancer Care insurance plan in the state of New Jersey. If unprepared, a cancer diagnosis may trigger financial distress for employees and their families. The new Cancer Care policy offers four plan options to best fit employees' personal and financial needs. These plans pay cash benefits to policyholders diagnosed with cancer,...

2013-07-01 08:23:31

Partners Golf Classic, Sept. 9; Partners Night, Oct. 5 DETROIT, July 1, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Join the Barbara Ann Karmanos Cancer Institute as it celebrates its 20th Annual Partners Events, a signature two-part fundraiser honoring outstanding philanthropists who support Karmanos' exceptional cancer care and innovative research. This year's honorees are the Institute's largest benefactors - Danialle and Peter Karmanos, Jr. (Logo:...